Prepare for war, Chinese President Xi Jinping told the country’s top military brass at a meeting on Friday. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping gives army its first order of 2019: be ready for battle

  • Armed forces must be ready for a ‘comprehensive military struggle from a new starting point’, leader says
  • Central Military Commission issues new guidelines to boost morale based on greater empathy and merit-based promotions
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Prepare for war, Chinese President Xi Jinping told the country’s top military brass at a meeting on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
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